Review: could Yasmin cause Crohn's disease?
We study 38,256 people who have side effects while taking Yasmin from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Crohn's disease and more.
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Yasmin (latest outcomes from 38,727 users) has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control.
Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) (latest reports from 164,975 patients) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure.
On Aug, 22, 2014: 38,255 people reported to have side effects when taking Yasmin. Among them, 55 people (0.14%) have Crohn's Disease. They amount to 0.03% of all the 165,180 people who have Crohn's Disease on eHealthMe.
Time on Yasmin when people have Crohn's disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Crohn's disease||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Yasmin * :
|Crohn's disease||0.00%||0.00%||28.85%||57.69%||3.85%||7.69%||1.92%||0.00% |
Severity of Crohn's disease when taking Yasmin ** :
How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (26 people, 47.27%)
- Contraception (14 people, 25.45%)
- Crohn's disease (10 people, 18.18%)
- Drug dependence (5 people, 9.09%)
- Anxiety (4 people, 7.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Accutane (37 people, 67.27%)
- Ortho tri-cyclen (13 people, 23.64%)
- Lopid (12 people, 21.82%)
- Coumadin (10 people, 18.18%)
- Humira (10 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Yasmin (drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Yasmin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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Crohn's Disease is also known as: Crohns, Crohns Disease, Granulomatous ileocolitis, Ileitis, Inflammatory bowel disease - Crohn's disease, Regional enteritis.
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